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Objects Database

This database lists many of the objects found along the Antonine Wall.
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  • Mandril / Anvil

    Balmuildy farm
    AD 42 - 180
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1922.98
    iron
    0.05 x 0.015 x 0.015 m

    Upper edge has concave indentation like an anvil worn down by hammering of metal objects with a sharp edge. One side has similar indentation showing concentric semicircular marks. Suggest anvil for manufacturing nails. (JCH. 7/96)